Please join us on January 19th for The Rise of Robots During COVID-19; US-Japan Links

(Notice from Director, AI Center)

When:Thursday, January 20th, 2022 8:00AM (Japan Time)
Wednesday, January 19th, 2022 6:00PM (EST)
Registration can be found here:
OverviewWith the COVID-19 pandemic, robots are being used not only in manufacturing but also in broader industries such as logistics, healthcare, retail and restaurant. In addition, the combination of robots and AI will lead to the development of autonomous robots, which will further increase the demand for robots. This event aims to introduce and compare robot development trends in the US and Japan so that robotics companies in both countries can gain a broader perspective on the role of robots during and after the pandemic.
Collaborators:The Consulate-General of Japan in Boston and CIC (Cambridge innovation Center) Japan Desk
(Time is EST) :
6:00 – 6:05PM Welcome speech
6:05 – 6:40PM Presentation from each panelist
6:40 – 7:10PM Panel Discussion and Q&A session
7:10 – 7:15PM Conclusion
Panelists (Alphabetical order):Kazushi Ota, Director, Innovation Strategy, North American Development
Center, Mitsubishi Electric Automation
Marcio Macedo, Co-founder and Vice President of Product, Ava Robotics
Naoki Mikoshiba, VP of Operations, Softbank Robotics
Onder Ondemir, President & Co-founder, Ubiros
Moderator:Noriko Takiguchi, Freelance Journalist and Author

* The session will be held in English.